Wildlife Tourism – Can it Save the Planet?

Wildlife Tourism – Can it Save the Planet?

Hi my name is Nav, and I am here uh, with a cup of coffee. Down here. Um, and I wanted to talk today about wildlife There’s a lot of shows coming out um, if you’ve seen them Our Planet, Blue Planet, Planet Earth Planet, Planet, Planet All of these shows are wildlife shows I […]

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Galapagos: managing tourism in (7/7)

Galapagos: managing tourism in  (7/7)

When Charles Darwin landed on the Galapagos Islands in 1835, they were barely inhabited. But, today, things are very different. Over the last quarter century, the permanent population has grown rapidly, from 5,000 in 1980 to over 25,000 today. This has caused problems for the national parks service, who want to preserve the unique character […]

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Animal Tourism – Behind the News

Animal Tourism – Behind the News

Wacky colours, spotted coats and whatever this weird looking thing is. Our planet sure is packed with some unique and wonderful animals. I like monkeys because they’re really cute. I would love to see any type of tiger in a natural habitat. I would go see some wolves because I like how they’re the ancestors […]

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Balancing Tourism with Conservation in Banff National Park | EXPOSED Conservation | EP 09

Balancing Tourism with Conservation in Banff National Park | EXPOSED Conservation | EP 09

On January 21st, 2016, members of the Banff Town wolf pack were photographed right here in this parking lot at Johnston Canyon, in the heart of the park, scavenging garbage. A year later, eight wolves are dead, and people like me are asking, ‘Why is Banff a haven for tourists, yet a nightmare for wolves […]

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B.S. Natural Resource Tourism – Colorado State University

Travel is a really important activity to undertake if you’re fortunate enough to do so because it expands the mind. It allows you to learn a lot about other people, other cultures, other destinations and really it teaches you to learn a lot about yourself. Our major has two concentrations. We’ve got the Natural Resource […]

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Conservation: USAID in Kenya

Conservation: USAID in Kenya

The assistance from USAID, it came in at the time when we really needed it. The Kenyan government had difficult challenges with donors, one program that never suffered was our partnership with USAID. We owe much gratitude to those Americans who had the vision and who worked with our own politicians to make that lift […]

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About the Haribon Foundation (2018)

About the Haribon Foundation (2018)

The Haribon Society was founded in 1972 by a small group of nature-lovers, researchers, and citizen scientists. Its members, and the subsequent members after them, helped give birth to the Philippine environmental movement. Today, Haribon’s vision is to transform every individual into a biodiversity champion. To do this, it moves forward with its mission to […]

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Whip-tailed Thresher Sharks Help Island Recover After Typhoon

Whip-tailed Thresher Sharks Help Island Recover After Typhoon

In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan caused widespread destruction in the Philippines, hitting Malapascua Island especially hard. While no lives were lost, livelihoods were destroyed. It was the thresher sharks and the draw for divers to catch a glimpse of one of the most vulnerable open ocean shark species that allowed the island to prosper again. While […]

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A place for change – EcoCamp Patagonia Travelers’ Tales

A place for change – EcoCamp Patagonia Travelers’ Tales

Als ich im EcoCamp ankam, wollte ich mich nur von der Natur inspirieren lassen, ein Teil davon sein und Ruhe haben, um neue Perspektiven in meinem Leben zu erkennen. Meine Erfahrung war… sowohl in der Natur als auch im EcoCamp atemberaubend. Es ist ein unwirklicher Ort, fern von dieser Welt, es ist einfach… Es gibt […]

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Wildlife Tourism: Right or wrong?

Wildlife Tourism: Right or wrong?

I thought that we were there supporting a place that was doing the right thing. And I thought that those elephants had a lovely life and they were being fed and they were comfortable. With the tiger temple we kind of knew straight away. It’s never okay to ride and elephant. If you go to […]

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